Altuğ Gürkaynak
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Altuğ Gürkaynak

UI / UX Designer in Ankara, ⛵ Skipper

Got my handle @ Youtube -> youtube.com/@Altug.Design

A month ago

About

𝗜 𝗱𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗲𝘀 𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗼𝗿𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘇𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗨𝘀𝗲𝗿 𝗲𝗫𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗮𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆.

In my career on web / frontend design, I had the opportunity to work with leading IT companies and entrepreneurs.

I think that for a good user experience, it is necessary to plan according to the end user for an equitable accessibility, and to conduct interviews and tests when necessary.

𝗠𝘆 𝗧𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀: #𝙛𝙞𝙜𝙢𝙖 #𝙥𝙝𝙤𝙩𝙤𝙨𝙝𝙤𝙥 #𝙗𝙖𝙡𝙨𝙖𝙢𝙞𝙦 #𝙝𝙩𝙢𝙡 #𝙘𝙨𝙨 #𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙙𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙨 #𝙘𝙖𝙢𝙩𝙖𝙨𝙞𝙖 #𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙘𝙝 #𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙧𝙫𝙞𝙚𝙬𝙨

Work Experience

2017 — Now
Ankara

Responsible of designing, maintaining and ensuring Interior Affairs' 1500+ web sites to be more user friendly and accessible to everyone. I am also responsible of direct training, help documentation, training videos and online live help for the administrators of our Content Management System and Design System

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2015 — 2016
UI, UX Expert + Frontend Developer at Sisoft Healthcare Information Systems
Ankara

Nothing special. Just made Wordpress based web sites for a number of hospitals and maintained the software company created in means of user interfaces.

2014 — 2015
Ankara

✓ Re-designing and maintaining web pages of Basarsoft.
✓ User Interfaces of Map Applications for private sector and Government projects.
✓ Hardware and Licensing of softwates used in company.
✓ Firewall and User Management of Intranet.
✓ Smart Class responsible (network/hardware/software).
✓ Photography.
✓ Video Editing (Camtasia)

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2010 — 2014
Web Design & UX Specialist at BerilTech
Ankara

✓ Designing and applying user interfaces of company's web sites for personal usage and corporate bussiness.
✓ E-mail marketing mail designs,
✓ Visual designing and applying web sites (css3 + html5 + jquery)
✓ Also fully responsive mobile version of entire project is designed and maintained.

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2007 — 2010
Istanbul

✓ Designing and applying user interfaces of eBay Turkey web sites and other projects of the company.
✓ Designing and applying user interfaces (css3 + xhtml) coordinated with UX/UI Graphic Designers. - SEO friendly designing of the category, search result and product pages.
✓ Worked with CMS operators of eBay Turkey for advertorial campaigns.
✓ Applying E-mail marketing mail designs.

Worked in challenging time limited task lists. All accomplished successfuly.

Gittigidiyor.com, 2007-2010 (UI, UX, Frontend)
Pabbuc.com, 2009 (Support)
Pudra.com, 2009 (Outsource)
Timsah.com, 2008 (First visual design application)
Sevgi.net, Istanbul.net, Ankara.net, İzmir.net, 2007 (Re-design)

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Projects

Ongoing

I am responsible of designing, maintaining and ensuring Interior Affairs' 1500+ web sites to be more user friendly and accessible to everyone. I am also responsible of direct training, help documentation, training videos and online live help for the administrators of our Content Management System and Design System

UX prioritized:

  • Manucipaty specific designs ⭐
  • Governmental Web Sites ⭐
  • App and Campaign Landing Pages ⭐
  • Training & Support ⭐

With:
✓ WCAG 2.1
✓ KAMİS
✓ Responsive
✓ Secure

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2017
User Interfaces and Frontend Developer at Turkcell

Turkcell + BigKazan = GAMECELL

✓ User interfaces of Gamecell web portal.
✓ Maintaining and implementing the corporate designs to online shopping interface.
✓ Full responsive / mobile interface application.
✓ Corporate relations with gaming sector.

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Side Projects

Ongoing

Marinalar.com has all the detailed and up-to-date marinas' informations you require while visiting Turkish shores.

✓ Marina informations (detailed & up-to-date)
✓ Evaluation and comments
✓ Special Campaigns
✓ News from Turkish Marinas
✓ Reservation System (Ongoing Development)

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2017
Consultant UI Designer at Markafoni

✔ Daily mailing and newsletter UI applications,
✔ Daily Landing page applications.
✔ Specific UI/UX support
✔ Consultancy

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2013

Supported the Yandex search results team as an outsource assessor.

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Certifications

2014
Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008) at TSC Training Academy

Credential ID 2014/26534

2014
Quality Management Customer Satisfaction (ISO 10002:2004) at TSC Training Academy

Credential ID 2014/26623

2022
  • Identifying common job responsibilities of entry-level UX designers and other teams you might work with.

  • Understanding foundational concepts in UX design, such as user-centered design, the design process, accessibility, and equity-focused design.

  • Explaining why design sprints are an important and useful part of a UX designer’s work.

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2009
HTML / HTML5 / CSS3 Certifications at Brainbench
2009
Web Development Concepts Certification at Brainbench
2014
Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHAS 18001:2007) at TSC Training Academy

Credential ID 2014/26593

2022

Technical Literacy, Career Overviews, Programming Concepts, and more...

2009
IBM's Cloud Computing Seminar at IBM
2014
Enviroment Management Systems (ISO 14001:2004) at TSC Training Academy

Credential ID 2014/26566

2021

CSS-in-JS is a popular technique that allows programmers to write CSS styling in JavaScript syntax.

  • Identify what CSS-in-JS is, in contrast with CSS in a stylesheet, and when to use it.
  • Incorporate the Emotion library into a React app.
  • Create components that are styled in JavaScript with Emotion.

Writing

2022

From the perspective of User Experience Design (or UXD in short) we have to put ourselves in the user’s shoes. While doing that, as a designer, I clear my mind from the experience and thoughts I had while creating the product to be have first hand users mind set.

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2022

Even hough there are opposing views, the majority will agree that; ‘good user experience starts with fast service’.

Web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Opera…) load visual and text content simultaneously. This gives a nice view when opening the page.

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2022

Something is not going well or the complaints have increased. Maybe you think it’s time to innovate and you’ve decided to change your current app or website? Very nice. So are you sure you’re ready?

Do not jump into anything without reviewing the following 5 steps:

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Volunteering

1991 — 2017
Scouting and Survival Trainer at Non-profit
Turkey

Helped the trainings of young scouts for basic survival, map reading, knotting, environmental knowledge in forest environment.

Speaking

2016
Mentorship at Mentorship Ankara
Ankara

A full day of 1-to-1 speed mentorship for young entrepreneurs and graduate students.

Exhibitions

2019
Design Week Turkey 2019 at Haliç Kongre Merkezi
İstanbul
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Contact

Website
LinkedIn
Instagram
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